In her opening salvos of her response to the Finance Minister’s Budget Presentation… Opposition Leader Kamla Persad Bissessar S.C., has described the 2020 Budget as an insult to the poor.
She says government should call the general election now.
According to Opposition Leader, the Finance Minister did little more than throw crumbs at the most vulnerable in the society.
The Opposition Leader argues that government’s provisions have meant that CEPEP’s allocation was the lowest in years.
Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar has accused the PNM of wanting to use Venezuelan migrants to steal upcoming elections.
Persad-Bissessar, who is also the UNC leader, was at the time delivering the feature address when Ummah TT/Muslim Federation held its annual Eid Dinner on Sunday night June 23, at the Felicity Diplomatic Centre, Chaguanas.
She said the government is seeking to pass legislation that would give the aliens the right to vote.
Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar says citizens need to ensure that the characteristics of peace, forgiveness and unity are instilled in our daily lives and she's calling for more care towards the less fortunate.
Persad-Bissessar made the call within her 2019 message to commemorate Eid-Ul-Fitr.
I wish all members of the Muslim community in Trinidad and Tobago Eid Mubarak!
Legal fees paid during the past PP administration’s tenure did not have to be brought to Cabinet for approval since fees from ministries and State enterprises don’t have to be approved there.
That was Opposition Leader Kamla Persad- Bissessar’s response following attacks on the issue by Government at Tuesday’s PNM Chaguanas meeting.
As the Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar launched her local government election campaign, she promised to create 50,000 jobs if she is re-elected Prime Minister. Reiterating her warning that the Rowley-led Peoples National Movement (PNM) government wants to steal the elections, Persad-Bissessar said the United National Congress (UNC) will not allow it.
pposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar says the UNC only agreed to support the Civil Asset Recovery and Management and Unexplained Wealth Bill, 2019, after it ensured the fundamental rights of citizens were not eroded and that the property of innocent citizens would not be in jeopardy.
The bill was passed unanimously Monday night after the Government and Opposition agreed to several changes to the initial bill proposed by Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi during an almost 12-hourlong session.
Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar is carded to speak at an International Women’s Day event organized by the American Chamber of Commerce for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean (AMCHAM BEC).
The event takes place on International Women’s Day, March 8th 2019, with the theme: “Journey to Greatness – Her Story”.
Persad-Bissessar will be part of a panel of leading women from the region, sharing her inspirational story as a woman politician, leader and Trinidad and Tobago’s first female prime minister.